Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country.  A state-level lawmaker when Hurricane Katrina devastated the state, she recognizes the role of the federal government in helping individuals, communities, and the state rebound after such disasters.  Senator Hyde-Smith supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency and efforts to improve the agency’s effectiveness.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

Funding Will Offset Debris Removal Costs for MDOT, Covington and Jasper Counties   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced more than $6.82 million in federal disaster assistance to offset debris removal costs from the fatal Easter Sunday tornadoes and severe storms in Mississippi last April.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR STOPGAP FUNDING BILL EXTENDING PROGRAMS IMPORTANT TO MISS. 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR STOPGAP FUNDING BILL EXTENDING PROGRAMS IMPORTANT TO MISS. 

Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown Boosts Pandemic Child Nutrition, USDA Farm Assistance & FEMA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for a stopgap appropriations measure to fund federal operations through Dec. 11, while also extending programs important to Mississippi’s economy and wellbeing.

The Senate gave final approval to a...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, who was nominated to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“President Trump has exercised his right to put forth a...